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Online dog fight: Rover.com rival DogVacay launches Airbnb for pets

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This could be one very interesting dog fight. A new startup company out of Los Angeles by the name of DogVacay is getting some attention today after it launched an online marketplace for pet owners to find nearby lodging for their dogs.  Basically, it’s an Airbnb for pet care. Sound familiar? It should...
Online dog fight: Rover.com rival DogVacay launches Airbnb for pets

An Airbnb for your dog

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From high-tech pet sitters to social media to Web cams, dog owners now have a plethora of tech-related resources to keep them well-connected to their furry friends. [Read more]...
An Airbnb for your dog

Pack leader Benchmark Capital tosses DogVacay a giant $6M Series A bone

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Not all investors are created equal, pet services marketplace DogVacay has reeled in one of the best in the business as part of its $6 million Series A financing round. The latest heavy hitter to back the company is Benchmark Capital, who joins existing investors First Round Capital, Andreesen...
Pack leader Benchmark Capital tosses DogVacay a giant $6M Series A bone

Dog sitting marketplace Rover.com laps up $7M from Foundry Group, others

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Aaron Easterly with Caramel on the GeekWire podcast Online dog sitting marketplace Rover.com just fetched $7 million in fresh funding, including new cash from Brad Feld’s Foundry Group. The money comes three months after Rover.com’s primary rival, DogVacay, scored $6 million from Benchmark and others. It also follows a $3.4...
Dog sitting marketplace Rover.com laps up $7M from Foundry Group, others
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DogVacay lets owners and sitters indulge their puppy love, worry-free

Spotwag Helps Facebook Friends Find Pet Sitters

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When a pet owner is heading out of town, Spotwag wants to help people find friends to look after their furry friends using Facebook and Twitter....
Spotwag Helps Facebook Friends Find Pet Sitters

Pet Boarding And 'Dogbnb' Startup Rover Raises $7M To Take On DogVacay

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Rover, a Seattle-based startup that provides a ‘Airbnb’ for dog sitting, has raised $7 million in Series B funding led by Foundry Group with existing investor Madrona Venture Group participating. This brings the company’s total funding to over $10 million. Rover’s marketplace matches dog owners with pet sitters. You can...
Pet Boarding And 'Dogbnb' Startup Rover Raises $7M To Take On DogVacay

CrunchFund, Madrona take a bite out of dog sitting service Rover.com

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Rover.com is a new online marketplace where dog owners can discover pet sitters Dog-loving venture capitalist Michael Arrington is among the new investors in Rover.com, the Seattle online service that helps pet owners find lodging for their canine companions. The company, started by venture capitalist Greg Gottesman at a Startup Weekend...
CrunchFund, Madrona take a bite out of dog sitting service Rover.com

The cat's out of the bag: Former Cheezburger CTO Scott Porad joins dog sitting service Rover.com

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Scott Porad with Oscar In his previous life, Scott Porad ran the technical operations for one of the world’s largest cat blogs: I Can Has Cheezburger. But now Porad, who left Cheezburger last month, has leashed an entirely new opportunity. Of all places, he’s landed at Rover.com, the Seattle startup...
The cat's out of the bag: Former Cheezburger CTO Scott Porad joins dog sitting service Rover.com

Rover.com rival DogVacay gobbles up $6M from Benchmark, others

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Who is going to be the alpha dog in this rivalry? Rover.com or DogVacay? Well, both startup companies, which earlier this year launched a matchmaking service for pet sitters and dog owners, are working hard to And today DogVacay got tossed a big bone. The LA-based company has announced $6...
Rover.com rival DogVacay gobbles up $6M from Benchmark, others

You can forget about better TV

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There's a reason the myriad of services is a often-times confusing jumble. By John Patrick Pullen, contributor FORTUNE -- Pet sitters must be some of the tech-savviest people around. Take mine, for example. She spends, on average, five nights a week overnighting away from home, navigating a stranger's entertainment center,...
You can forget about better TV

Airbnb for Dogs DogVacay Adds $6M to Take a Bite Out of Sharing Economy

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The sharing economy trend continues with the “Airbnb for Dogs,” Santa Monica-based DogVacay, which helps dog owners to find a home for their pets while they’re away. The company announced today that it has secured $6 million in Series A funding from Benchmark Capital. BetaKit also covered the startup...
Airbnb for Dogs DogVacay Adds $6M to Take a Bite Out of Sharing Economy
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